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Please Help Me Modify My Surly LHT

Old 03-22-08, 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Fly
I have an Ortlieb BikeShopper bag, with the QL2 mounting system. This mounting system does not require a cylindrical mounting bar since I mount the bag onto my Topeak rack that has tubing that is rectangular in cross section. The Ortlieb latch system is quite generously sized and and should be able to mount onto any mounting bars of any shape as long as it is not really big. For example, my Topeak rack's mounting bar is 0.8cm (width) by 1.5cm (height) in cross section.
On the other hand, they don't work with Blackburn style lowriders.

The stiffening plate across the top doesn't allow the hook to grab onto the bar.
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